Local News Headlines 10/22/19

Here’s your TUESDAY morning 10/22 local headlines:

As expected, bills which would prohibit an abortion once a heartbeat is detected have been introduced in the State House and Senate.

AN Altoona man is facing charges of trying to choke his girlfriend over an argument about food.

Altoona Police arrested a Juniata man for chocking his girlfriend while she was in her car.

Altoona City Council will look to increase taxes for 2020 to gets additional funds for tree care.

The Altoona School District will take no chances with the 2020 graduation ceremonies should the weather be a problem.

A bill which seeks to help volunteer firefighters who buy their own gear has been advanced in the State House.

On Monday, closed door negotiations produced an election procedure overhaul in Pennsylvania that would include money for counties to pay for voting machines.

A candidate forum will be held this Sunday at the High school for Hollidaysburg School Board Candidates.

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